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GIEF Derby Day - Race For Music - SPONSORS WANTED!

posted Feb 18, 2019, 5:29 PM by Michael Iverson

Grosse Ile Music Boosters is proud to announce that the Music Program will be the beneficiary of the Grosse Ile Educational Foundation’s annual fundraiser. We are asking for your help to raise money to fund this significant grant initiative. By broadening and enhancing the Grosse Ile K- 12 music education program, we can increase the positive impact that music has on our learning environment.

To initiate funding of this music grant, the GIEF will hold its Spring Fundraiser:

April 27, 2019, Grosse Ile Golf & Country Club

Grosse Ile Music Boosters is asking that you help support this event. The Derby Day - Race for Music is GIEF’s only fundraising event for 2019. It is an adult only event for those who support the enhancement of educational programs in our schools and community. Please join us as we celebrate the Kentucky Derby and raise money for the Grosse Ile Music Department.


This initiative will include new instruments for all Grosse Ile schools, High School Choir supplies, a modernization of the K-5 music program, new music software for grades K-8, and will include a special component for children with sensory sensitivities. This grant will also include professional development funding for HS/MS Music teachers. 


We ask that you consider being a sponsor for this event. In return for your donation, your name will be prominently displayed at the event and on our website, Facebook, Twitter, and Instagram pages. You will also have the opportunity to name your own Race Horse! Please see this flyer for details on the sponsorship options.

Contact Jackie DeSana at 734-934-4786 or, with any questions regarding the Derby Day - Race for Music or GIEF. You can also visit the GIEF website or Facebook page. Donations can be mailed to GIEF, PO Box 34, Grosse Ile Michigan 48138. Grosse Ile Educational Foundation is a non-profit, 501 (c)(3) organization (#38-3235455.)